Ask any rapper which artists created their favorite hip-hop albums and they’ll probably think about the answer. The decision to restrict every inspiration and lyric talent to just a few locations requires careful consideration. Give an answer the internet doesn’t like and social media roasting will follow. Don’t pick an artist who has a dedicated fan base, and those same fans will likely criticize every choice afterward. When it comes to Pink Rubyof the top five favorite hip-hop albums, she stays true to herself, picking out five projects from rappers that she personally connects with. The 23-year-old 2021 XXL First-year student has solid reasons why every album from the five artists, who are also among his top five favorite rappers, is on his list.
First of all, Rubi shows his love to an Atlanta rapper whose melodic performance and nursery rhymes have inspired countless artists over the years. “Young thug, the Barter 6she said. “I know all the songs of this bitch. I moved to Atlanta the year it was released so that was fair, it makes me nostalgic. Rubi, who grew up in Lexington, Ky., Moved to Atlanta to attend Georgia State University in 2015, the same year Thugger’s Barter 6 fall. The project takes her back to a time when she was concentrating on her studies.
Another artist who has made a multi-platinum career thanks to his gift of rap and vocals effortlessly finds himself on this rap neophyte’s top five list. “N ° 2, Duck‘s If you are reading this, it is too late“she says of Drizzy’s 2015 project, which is actually a mixtape.” I also love every song by this bitch. It gives me nostalgia on college days. While attending GSU a few years ago, Rubi had a degree in political science.
The “Queen of Rap”, according to Rubi, has created an album that deserves a place in her favorites. “N ° 3, Nicki Minaj‘s Pink friday, I love it “, supports Rubi about the LP 2010.” The queen has cracked. But really, she paved the way for other female artists like me to just show that we can do what she does as well, so I really fuck with that. ”In addition to Nicki’s influence, Rubi respects also the artistry of rappers Missy Elliott, Foxy Brown and Cardi B.
A more recent album by a Chicago rapper who has long been known as “Voice of the Streets” follows. “No. 4 should be Lil durk‘s The voice. When I feel lonely I feel it here, “Rubi shares as she hammers her chest.” I do drugs when I feel lonely, Durk. “Durkio fans know these are lyrics from” When I’m Alone, “a song on her deluxe 2020 album, The voice.
Finally, his list wouldn’t be complete without another album from an ATL rapper who also serves as bangers for the streets. “No. 5 should be [Future‘s] DS2Rubi adds. “I was in Atlanta when it fell, so the culture and everyone fucking and vibrating with it really made me love it. And it’s really just a soundtrack for the streets, so. ”Songs like“ F * ck Up Some Commas ”,“ Stick Talk ”and“ Where Ya At ”with Drake on the 2015 LP were sounding at the time. .
Watch Rubi Rose share her connection to her favorite hip-hop albums below.